Dentistry Services in Arlington, VA
From routine cleanings and fillings to bruxism devices, Mary E. Gregory, D.D.S. is equipped to handle all your dental needs at her Arlington, VA dental practice. To help you understand your options, we’ve included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
Restorative and Cosmetic Dental Services
- Crowns and Bridges
- Specialty Dentures
- Cosmetic Fillings
- Dental Restorative Implants
- Dental Veneers
- Cosmetic Contouring
- Featured in Arlington Magazine
- America's Top Dentist
- Presidental Who's Who
Initial Oral Examination
Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, oral cancer screen,charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the anterior (front) and posterior (back) teeth as well as the bite-wing x-ray series for proper diagnosis of proximal decay of posterior teeth.
Dr. Greogry now offers the lastest in high tech equiptment to screen and help diagnosis Oral Cancer:
Introducing the VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System, which centers on a wireless, handheld scope that uses natural tissue fl
uorescence visualization to help discover oral mucosal abnormalities that might otherwise have been overlooked.
Cleared by the FDA, and approved by Health Canada, and the World Health Organization, the award-winning VELscope® Vx is the world's most widely used adjunctive device for the discovery of:
- Viral, fungal and bacterial infections;
- Inflammation from a variety of causes (lichen planus and lichenoid reactions, allergy to amalgam fillings, etc.);
- Squamous papillomas;
- Salivary gland tumors;
- Cancer and pre-cancer;
- Other oral mucosal conditions....
More than 25 million VELscope® Vx examinations have been performed by over 12,000 dental practitioners in 23 countries. The technology is also backed by more clinical studies than any other adjunctive device for tissue fluorescence visualization.
image credit VelScope a product of Denmat
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures. Read More...
Crowns and Bridges
Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal. When decay in a tooth has become so advanced that large portions of the tooth must be removed, crowns are often used to restore the tooth. Read More...
Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth.The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco. Read More...
Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving aspirin can actually harm your gum tissue. Read More...
Our goal is to help you to minimize the risk of emergency treatment. This is why we commit a generous amont of time designing a Lifetime Treatment Plan that will help you to offset the possibility of unforseen pain or tooth breakage. Read More...